Palo Alto Networks News of the Week – May 14

We’ve rounded up the top Palo Alto Networks news from the past week right here.

In case you missed it, our Unit 42 threat intelligence team shared “Ransomware: Unlocking the Lucrative Criminal Business Model” which discusses the history of ransomware attacks and what future trends will define the next phase of ransomware preparedness..

Our subject matter experts also checked in on how how to prevent successful ransomware attacks in financial services and healthcare environments. And for more on the subject, you can head to Security Roundtable, where our latest expert perspective is on what the C-suite needs to know about ransomware attacks.

Unit 42 also analyzed KRBanker malware targeting South Korea through adware and exploit kits.


In a two part series, EMEA CSO Greg Day shared his key takeaways from a recent ISACA webinar and thoughts on upcoming changes to EU legislation on data protection and information security.

Federal CSO John Davis blogged from the White House event, Joining Forces, an initiative supporting veterans through wellness, education, and employment.

Joshua Hoffman and Ron Myers shared a top global priority for Palo Alto Networks and our partners: the commercial market opportunity.

Palo Alto Networks signed a “Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure Manifesto,” showcasing industry’s contributions to EU cybersecurity efforts

We also shared the fundamental differences in prevention capabilities between two endpoint security offerings: Palo Alto Networks Traps and Microsoft EMET.

Mihoko Matsubara and Danielle Kriz shared insights into how Japan’s Cybersecurity Guidelines for Business Leadership are changing the Japanese business mindset and raising the global bar.

youre invited

Here are upcoming events around the world that you should know about:

Palo Alto Networks – Virtual Ultimate Test Drive NGFW May16,2016

  • May 16, 2016 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM GMT+8:00
  • Online Event

Next Wave Partner Up

  • May 17, 2016 12:30 PM – 5:30 PM GMT
  • London

Next Wave Partner Up

  • May 17, 2016 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CET
  • Madrid

Next Wave Partner Up

  • May 17, 2016 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM EET
  • Belgrade

Lunch & Learn Ransomware: Putting It Into Perspective

  • May 18, 2016 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM CET
  • Copenhagen

Navigating Cybersecurity In The Digital Age Breakfast Panel

  • May 18, 2016 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM MST
  • Denver , Co

Palo Alto Networks – Virtual Ultimate Test Drive Vdc May 18, 2016

  • May 18, 2016 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT+8:00
  • Online Event

Palo Alto Networks: Live Demo

  • May 18, 2016 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST
  • Online Event

Advanced Endpoint Protection, Live Demo

  • May 19, 2016 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CET
  • Online Event

Customer Product Council May 19, 2016

  • May 19, 2016 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM CET
  • Bern

Next Wave Partner Up

  • May 19, 2016 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CET
  • Paris

Ultimate Test Drive – Threat Prevention

  • May 19, 2016 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM CET
  • Issy Les Moulineaux

Virtual Ultimate Test Drive Mp May 19, 2016

  • May 19, 2016 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM GMT+8:00
  • Online Event

Next Wave Partner Up

  • May 20, 2016 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM CET
  • Zürich

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